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texas, ms. jackson lee, for five minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. jackson lee: mr. speaker, i have always had such great respect for this distinguished body. the holder and interpreter of democracy. the institution that proudly protects the constitution that was written by those who saw in this land this bright and shining sun, from sea to shining sea, enormous opportunity for freedom. so many people came to this nation and they came in many different ways. we don't carry the way we came into the future as much as the fact that we are grateful of the opportunity that this nation has given us. the nation has been able to turn the tide on embracing democracy in its fullest because of the constitution and the laws because we adhere to the three branches of government. so although my ancestors came to this nation in bondage and lasted for hundreds of years, slavery that has its remnants continuously as we move throughout society. there are now laws that can ensure no matter how you came to this country, n
. >> after president-elect andrew jackson's wife died in december of 1828, her niece, emily donaldson, assumed the role of first lady. >> emily was perfect. for all the negatives washington had to say about andrew jackson, they loved emily. and she sort of covered everything. she was the women all liked her. and as it happened, the women's opinions meant more than people thought in washington. but she -- emily became the -- his acting first lady. she entertained beautifully. she was polished. some people thought she's from the country. she knew exactly how do things. >> emily donaldson, one of the women who served as first lady in c-span's new series, "first ladies, influence and image. in a first of its kind project tore television, season one begin this is monday, presidents' day, at 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific. c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> we have had a habit in this country if i may say this now of glossing over presidents. we decided, some people, they are bald eagles and they all have to be treated as if they are symbols of the country. what that means, though, is
"millionaire" question of the day. michael jackson's autobiography "moonwalk" was edited and featured a forward by which of these celebrities? stay tuned for that answer when we come back. welcome back. the answer to the "millionaire" question of the day is jacqueline kennedy. well, we are almost out of time, so instead of starting a new game, we're gonna give one of our audience members a shot at winning $1,000. and today's lucky audience member is... anton spivak from new york, new york. >> hello! meredith: hi. how are you? nice to meet you. here's your mic. >> thank you, meredith. meredith: well, you're a happy guy, anton? >> ha ha! meredith: tell us a little bit about you. >> my name is anton spivak. meredith: spivak. i'm sorry. i said... >> i'm an actor and writer in new york city, and i'm planning to go back to school next spring and complete a master's degree, possibly a ph.d in mathematics. meredith: wow. interesting. now, you said you're an actor and a writer. would i have seen you in anything? >> well, i--one of my most recent gigs has been in a series of 1-act plays about cannibalism
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